Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro once again aimed his cannons at US actor Leonardo DiCaprio for his denunciations of the devastation of the Amazon.
In line with their Zero-COVID policy, Chinese authorities have placed an entire district on the outskirts of Wuhan under strict lockdown for the first time since 2020, it was reported.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Thursday decided to finally launch a cabinet reshuffle which basically consists of blending the ministries of Economy, Productive Development and Agriculture, and Livestock and Fisheries into one office (known as superministry) to be headed by Lower House Speaker Sergio Massa.
Uruguay Thursday resumed vaccinating children aged 5 to 13 against COVID-19 after an Appellate Court reversed earlier this week Judge Alejandro Recarey's ruling halting the therapeutic procedure.
Gustavo Béliz Thursday turned in his resignation as Secretary of Strategic Affairs to President Alberto Fernández amid a political crisis at Casa Rosada, where an imminent cabinet reshuffle has already started, including the appointment of Lower House Speaker Sergio Massa as Economy Minister despite him denying the possibility Wednesday.
Argentina's Lower House Speaker Sergio Massa Wednesday denied rumors that he would take over as Economy Minister but that President Alberto Fernández was delaying the announcement until the incumbent Silvina Batakis returned from her US mission.
Over 80 penguins, many of them trapped in a fishing net, and a dead whale were reported Wednesday to have appeared on the Atlantic Ocean shores of the Uruguayan department of Maldonado by the NGO SOS Rescate Fauna Marina (RFM).
Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro has picked a new ambassador to Teheran, who happens to be a military colleague of one of the crew members of the Emtrasur Boeing 747-300 held in Buenos Aires since June, it was reported.
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Tuesday underlined during his trip to Brasilia that the Armed Forces should respect democracy and remain under firm civilian control. His remarks came two days after incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro claimed upon launching his re-election bid that the Army is on our side.
Brazil oil sales to India and China in the first half of 2022 have fallen considerably, amid the Ukraine war and a significant increase in crude exports from Russia to the two Asian countries.
According to data from Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretariat (Secex), in the first half of the year, Brazil exported 36% less oil to China than in the same period last year. Likewise exports to India fell 53.8%.